Incurability to Indefensibly
(In*cur`a*bil"i*ty) n. [Cf. F. incurabilité incurability, LL. incurabilitas negligence.] The state
of being incurable; irremediableness. Harvey.
(In*cur"a*ble) a. [F. incurable, L. incurabilis. See In- not, and Curable.]
1. Not capable of being cured; beyond the power of skill or medicine to remedy; as, an incurable disease.
A scirrhus is not absolutely incurable.Arbuthnot.
2. Not admitting or capable of remedy or correction; irremediable; remediless; as, incurable evils.
Rancorous and incurable hostility.Burke.
They were laboring under a profound, and, as it might have seemed, an almost incurable ignorance.Sir
Syn. Irremediable; remediless; irrecoverable; irretrievable; irreparable; hopeless.
(In*cur"a*ble), n. A person diseased beyond cure.
(In*cur"a*ble*ness), n. The state of being incurable; incurability. Boyle.
(In*cur"a*bly), adv. In a manner that renders cure impracticable or impossible; irremediably.
"Incurably diseased." Bp. Hall. "Incurably wicked." Blair.
(In*cu`ri*os"i*ty) n. [L. incuriositas: cf. F. incurosité.] Want of curiosity or interest; inattentiveness; indifference.
Sir H. Wotton.
(In*cu"ri*ous) a. [L. incuriosus: cf. F. incurieux. See In- not, and Curious.] Not curious or
inquisitive; without care for or interest in; inattentive; careless; negligent; heedless.
Carelessnesses and incurious deportments toward their children.Jer. Taylor.
(In*cu"ri*ous*ly), adv. In an curious manner.
(In*cu"ri*ous*ness), n. Unconcernedness; incuriosity.
Sordid incuriousness and slovenly neglect.Bp. Hall.
(In*cur"rence) n. [See Incur.] The act of incurring, bringing on, or subjecting one's self to
(something troublesome or burdensome); as, the incurrence of guilt, debt, responsibility, etc.
(In*cur"rent) a. [L. incurrens, p. pr. incurere, incursum, to run in; in- + currere to run.]
(Zoöl.) Characterized by a current which flows inward; as, the incurrent orifice of lamellibranch Mollusca.
(In*cur"sion) n. [L. incursio: cf. F. incursion. See Incur.]
1. A running into; hence, an entering into a territory with hostile intention; a temporary invasion; a predatory
or harassing inroad; a raid.
The Scythian, whose incursions wildMilton.
Have wasted Sogdiana.
The incursions of the Goths disordered the affairs of the Roman Empire.Arbuthnot.
2. Attack; occurrence. [Obs.]
Sins of daily incursion.South.